Faculty Directory--Guy Beiner
Guy Beiner was the NEH Keough-Naughton Fellow for 2005-2006. Guy is a lecturer of modern history at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Beer-Sheva, Israel. He has a degree in General History [i.e. world history] and History of the Land of Israel from Tel Aviv University. His graduate studies in Ireland commenced in the MPhil in Irish Studies program at University College Dublin, where he was awarded an Open Postgraduate Scholarship, and resulted in a PhD in modern Irish history from the National University of Ireland, which was awarded a Government of Ireland Scholarship from the Irish Research Council in the Humanities and Social Sciences. He was then a Government of Ireland Research Fellow at the Department of Modern History at Trinity College Dublin. Guy’s research has focused on remembrance and forgetting in modern Ireland. He has written several articles on related topics and a book titled Remembering ‘The Year of the French’: Irish Folk History and Social Memory is scheduled to be published by University of Wisconsin Press later this year. He is primarily working this year on a book provisionally titled “Ambiguous Memories: Forgetting and Remembering ‘The Turnout’ in Ulster”.